Lebanon

November 13, 2000

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri stated he plans to privatize the electricity industry and fixed line telephone connections from 2001, and to strike an association agreement with the European Unio

November 12, 2000

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Rescue workers continued to search the rubble of an apartment complex near Beirut Sunday as the death toll from the building's collapse reached nine.

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Lebanon's Shiite Hizbollah warned Israel Sunday against "continued aggression by air, land or sea" in Lebanon, saying that it would "cost it dear."

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Two civilians were blown to pieces and another was severely injured Sunday when they drove over a mine left over from Israel's 22-year occupation of s

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Virgin Megastore, the British multimedia firm, will open its first store in the Middle East here next June. The cost of the project is estimated at five million dollars.

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Statistics regarding Lebanese banks were recently published in <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper. According to these figures, the Lebanese Audi Bank reported a net income decrease of seven percent during the

November 11, 2000

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri plans to privatize the electricity industry and fixed line telephone connections from 2001, and to strike an asso

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Beirut's military court sentenced 52 more alleged "collaborators" with Israel Saturday, bringing to nearly 1,400 the total to be tried so far.

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The three Israeli soldiers snatched last month by the Lebanese militant movement Hizbollah were hurt, perhaps seriously, during their capture.

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Five people were killed, and 26 others were injured Saturday when two apartment blocks near Beirut collapsed.

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At least three people were killed, and 26 others were injured Saturday when two apartment blocks near Beirut collapsed.

November 10, 2000

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Lebanon accused Israel of "piracy" after its navy allegedly tried to force a Lebanese civilian cargo ship to sail to the northern Israeli port of Haif

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About 300 student followers of the Lebanese Shiite fundamentalist Hezbollah hurled stones Friday on an Israeli post behind the borders in southern Leb

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Syria has pulled its soldiers out of positions in the predominantly Christian region of Bshaireh in northern Lebanon, where they had been posted for y

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The three Israeli soldiers ambushed and taken captive by Hizbollah on the Lebanese border last month are reported dead in captivity.